21st Annual Back Alley Garden Tour and Tea – May 19th & 20th (rain or shine)

21st Annual Back Alley Garden Tour and Tea

The Shepherdstown Community Club will sponsor its 21st Back Alley Garden Tour & Tea on Saturday and Sunday, May 19th& 20th (rain or shine). It will feature a self-guided walking tour of some 18 private and public gardens, many of which are rarely open to the public. An elegant afternoon tea is also included.

Incorporated in 1762, Shepherdstown has many fine 18th and early 19th-century homes.  Many of the tour gardens will be located on the grounds of these homes.

When you exchange your paid ticket for a tour map, you will be allowed unlimited entry into all gardens during both days. You will also be treated to one tea sitting on either Saturday or Sunday. The ballroom on the second floor of the War Memorial Building (handicap accessible on German & King Streets) will be transformed with abundant fresh flowers and elegantly prepared tea tables.

The gardens are open 10-4 PM on Saturday, May 19thand 11-4 PM on Sunday, May 20th.  Afternoon tea will be served on both days, noon-4 PM.

Volunteer Opportunity:  If you would like to receive a free ticket for the BAGT&T, you can donate three hours of your time to help with the event on either May 19thor 20th.  Please contact us at info@backalleygarden.org.

Ticket Information:

$20 for the Garden Tour and Tea, reserved or purchased before midnight, May 17, 2018;
$25 from May 18-20, 2018.

Advance tickets are available at the Shepherdstown Sweet Shop, Village Florist, and Four Seasons Books, all located on German Street, in Shepherdstown. (cash, check, or credit card)

Purchase tickets online via PayPal

Day-of-Event Tickets:  Cash, credit card, or check at the War Memorial Building (German & King Streets) on May 19th& 20th

For more information, check our website at www.BackAlleyGarden.org and/or our Facebook Page:  The 21stBack Alley Garden Tour and Tea

Shepherdstown Parking information

The Shepherdstown Community Club sponsors this event and proceeds are used to support the War Memorial Building and Morgan’s Grove Park.